The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

O Horny Night: ‘The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told’ at LCTC

LCTC stages a raucous, and somewhat bloated, retelling of biblical creation from the writer of ‘In & Out’.

Sunday, 10 November, 2019 · Leave a comment

Bend, Stretch, Twist: ‘Dollhouse Monsters’ world premiere by DIVA or Die Burlesque

EXIT Theatre’s quintessential burlesque showcase returns with a show that’s really two shows with mixed results.

Monday, 15 July, 2019 · 1 Comment

Present of the Past: ‘Don’t Miss It’ World Premiere by Rapid Descent

My first Rapid Descent show is a tale of time travel gone awry that keeps bumping its head against its budgetary ceiling.

Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 · Leave a comment

With Attitude: ‘Nigga-Roo’ at The EXIT

Dazié Grego-Sykes’ incendiary Fringe solo show gets a full staging (such as it is) at EXIT Stage Left.

Thursday, 11 April, 2019 · Leave a comment

Spellbinding: ‘Some Enchanted Evenings’ at The EXIT Stage Left

Two of the most important names in Bay Area independent theatre share the joy of storytelling over the course of one hour.

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 · 1 Comment

Like, Totally Killer!: ‘MacBitch’ by The Breadbox

Knowing when to forego Shakespeare proves the ultimate winning move in the final show from Breadbox Theatre.

Thursday, 3 August, 2017 · 1 Comment

A Subtle ‘Roar of the Greasepaint’ at The EXIT

Though blessed with a cast of strong voices, the show is hindered by a dragging old-fashioned script and some technical hiccups.

Monday, 8 May, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Story to ‘Kil’ For: ‘Kilgallen/Jones’ World Premiere at The EXIT

Allison Page’s latest full-length is an intriguing tale of a Millenial sleuth trying to solve the Jazz Era death of her literary hero.

Friday, 10 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

In For a Penny: I Die a little Inside

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, waiting to be picked. “The problem is that those of us who are lucky enough to do work that we…

Thursday, 6 October, 2016 · 1 Comment

In For a Penny: Of Olympic Proportions – My Twitter-fied Script

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
“Right side and with intensity, okay?” “Is that everything? It seemed like he said quite a bit more than that.” – Sofia Coppola’s…

Friday, 23 October, 2015 · 1 Comment